U.S. Steel Capacity Utilization

September 10th, 2018|Comments Off on U.S. Steel Capacity Utilization

The total tonnage for the week ending September 8th was 1,879 million tons, (Mt) at a capacity utilization rate of 80.2%, which is the highest utilization since August 2014. For the first 36 weeks of [...]

Oil and Gas Rotary Rig Counts

September 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Oil and Gas Rotary Rig Counts

The total number of operating rigs in the U.S. the week ending September 7th was 1,048 with 860 being oil and 186 gas. In percentage terms, on a month on month, (m/m) basis, oil rigs [...]

Currency Report

September 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Currency Report

The dollar Broad Index posted a reading of 100.92 for September, up 1.7% month on month. On a twelve moving average, (12MMA) year on year, (y/y) comparison, the dollar was down 1.6% against the Broad [...]

U.S. Steel Capacity Utilization

July 17th, 2018|Comments Off on U.S. Steel Capacity Utilization

The total tonnage for the week ending July 14th was 1,783 million tons, (Mt) at a capacity utilization rate of 776.1%. For the first 28 weeks of 2018, total tonnage output was 49,435 Mt, at [...]

Oil and Gas Rotary Rig Counts

July 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Oil and Gas Rotary Rig Counts

The total number of operating rigs in the U.S. the week as of July 13th was 1,054 with 863 oil rigs and 189 gas. In percentage terms, on a month on month, (m/m) basis, oil [...]

Consumer Confidence

June 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Consumer Confidence

The Consumer confidence index increased by 2.4 points in May according to the Conference Board. The index now stands at 128.0. Bloomberg reports that a strong job market influenced the views on the current state [...]

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